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Mission Statement

Bee...a leader

Belief Statement

We believe that...

  • All students can learn and succeed.
  • Children learn at different rates and in different ways.
  • Learning is an active process.
  • Learning takes place in a safe, orderly and secure environment.
  • A positive, supportive environment encourages successful learning.
  • Successful learning takes place when parents, teachers, support staff and students work together as partners.
  • Children learn best when teachers use the most effective instructional strategies.

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Schweitzer Elementary Forms, Documents & Links


External LinkAnnual Education Reports
External LinkEMU Bright Futures - Schweitzer
PDF DocumentSchweitzer Boundary Map
 

 

School Supply List
 

Google DocClassroom Supply List

Points of Pride
 

  • A Leader in Me School
  • Many Student Leadership Opportunities & Student Lighthouse Team
  • Adopted by the Westland Rotary
  • Positive Culture and Committed Staff
  • Strong Family Support through our Schweitzer Worker Bee Association
  • Bright Futures afterschool program
  • Afterschool enrichment opportunities such as Drama, Archery, Basketball, Floor Hockey
  • One of the top two highest usages for Compass Learning
  • Reading Intervention Program
  • Family Nights (Bingo for Books, Picnic, Science & Math Programs, Trunk or Treat, Holiday Night)
  • Student learning data monitored and shared with families through Leadership Notebooks and Leadership Day

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Healthy Food to Fuel your Summer

Wayne-Westland Schools announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children.

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BUSting with Learning

BUSting with Learning is back for the third year! This summer Wayne-Westland teachers and bus drivers will visit all elementary schools and surrounding neighborhoods with a bus full of books, learning activities and games! Don't miss out on the fun. 

PDF Document2022 BUSting with Learning Daily Schedule

Pandemic EBT Card Information

Pandemic EBT, Michigan Department of Education, and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) provides supplemental food assistance benefits to students who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wayne-Westland Community School District families can visit Food Service page to learn if their child is eligible for P-EBT assistance for September 2021, October 2021, November 2021, or December 2021.

External LinkFood Services
PDF DocumentPandemic EBT Information

 

Severe Weather Procedures

Severe weather is expected in our area later this week so we want to share the process and factors the District uses when determining a weather-related school closing. The decision to close school due to inclement weather is not an easy one. We know that it is best for students to be in class, but we can’t control the weather. Our priority is the safety of our students and staff.

External LinkMore details about our Inclement Weather Procedures

 

Letter to Wayne-Westland Community School Students & Families

Dear Wayne-Westland Community School students & families,

We are officially halfway through the 2021-22 school year. While this year has certainly had its challenges, I am proud of our community for remaining resilient and working together toward one important goal: the academic success and well-being of our students. With six months of the school year in the books, we thought it a good time to provide our families with a “State of Our Schools” update.

ESSER Funding
As you likely know, our District is anticipating receiving approximately $47,801,861 in ESSER COVID-19 funding. This funding has allowed us to implement new policies and procedures designed to protect the health and wellness of students. This funding also allows us to plan for future improvements to our school buildings and programs, and to advance achievement. To date, we’ve used ESSER funding to provide building nurses, contracted services to support learning, technology purchases, HVAC upgrades, curriculum, virtual learning opportunities, staff costs for the prior year for summer learning as well as ongoing mental health support.

Staffing Shortages
Like many districts across Michigan and the nation, we are facing the challenge of staffing shortages, including teachers, substitutes, professional support staff, bus drivers and more. Wayne-Westland Community Schools is more than a school district—we are a community, and it takes all of us working together to support our students. To address staffing shortages, we have contracted with two staffing referral and workplace solution agencies to assist with our efforts of placing qualified individuals in positions that have been difficult to hire. Additionally, we have worked with our Communications Department to boost social media advertisements targeted for specific openings. We are also active in fostering pre-existing as well as new partnerships with local universities to create a direct line of access for potential teaching candidates. Through these efforts, we have been able to ensure our students are receiving the resources they need to grow academically, socially and emotionally. If you or someone you know is interested in working for the district, please visit our website.

Health and Safety
Our number one priority at Wayne-Westland Community Schools is to provide a safe and comfortable learning environment where students are positioned to thrive in our schools and beyond after graduation. It has been a joy having students and teachers back in the building this year for in-person learning. We’re seeing students participate in hands-on learning once again and building relationships with their peers and teachers through clubs and activities. When children attend school all day, every day, they are more likely to see a boost in their academic and mental well-being. Help your child, and school, achieve success by ensuring they attend school each and every day.

We understand the pandemic continues to be an issue in Wayne County.  I encourage families to monitor for signs of COVID-19 and keep your children home if they have a fever or are feeling ill. We have resources and support available to your student should they have to quarantine. Please continue to practice safe COVID-19 practices such as washing your hands, doing at-home symptom checks, social distancing, wearing masks and getting the vaccine.

Thank you for your continued commitment to Wayne-Westland Community Schools and for partnering with us on your child’s education.  By working together, we can ensure that the second half of the school year is one to remember for our students, our families and our school community.

Sincerely,

John Dignan, Ed.D.
Superintendent

 




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Schweitzer Elementary

2601 Treadwell
Westland, MI 48186

Phone: 734-419-2750
Fax: 734-595-2564
Attendance Line: 734-419-2757

Student Hours

Full Day: 8:30 am - 3:20 pm
AM Half Day: 8:30 am - 11:40 am

 

 

Schweitzer Calendar

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  • 26 July
    • BUSting with Learning - Schweitzer
      Date: Jul 26
      Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Location: Schweitzer Elementary, 2601 Treadwell Westland 48186
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Schweitzer Elementary School
  • 10 August
    • BUSting with Learning - Schweitzer
      Date: Aug 10
      Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Location: Schweitzer Elementary, 2601 Treadwell Westland 48186
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Schweitzer Elementary School

      Wayne-Westland Community Schools is loading up the buses with books, school supplies, games and much more. Throughout the summer, kindergarten through 3rd-grade students can visit the bus at the elementary schools for some fun and cool FREE stuff.

Website Accessibility

Website Accessibility Policy 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools (“District”) is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. All pages on the District’s website will conform to the W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents of those guidelines. The District will continue to test future releases/updates of its website and remains committed to maintaining its compliance and serving the widest possible audience. To this end, the District will perform periodic accessibility audits of its website.

Please report any concerns on the Accessibility Concerns page. 

Web Accessibility Coordinator:
Scott Mastenbrook
734 419-2009
MastenbrookS@wwcsd.net